Category Archives: 1984

Ray Bradbury’s Unrealized Opera: ‘Leviathan ‘99’

Since Ray Bradbury died in 2012, I have been rummaging around the Daily Mirror archives in a frustrating search for a copy of his libretto for an opera titled “Leviathan ’99,” which I obtained many years ago when I was … Continue reading

Posted in 1984, Books and Authors, Music | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Geraldine A. Ferraro, 1935 — 2011; ‘Housewife From Queens’ Made Political History

        July 13, 1984– The Times’ Karen Tumulty profiles the Democratic vice presidential candidate: “Geraldine A. Ferraro likes to refer to herself as ‘a housewife from Queens,’ the conservative, blue-collar borough of New York where the television … Continue reading

Posted in 1984, Obituaries, Politics | 1 Comment